San Roque, Baclayon
Bohol 6301 Philippines
Mobile: +63 9298057723
Email: fats.lasay@gmail.com



  • Master of Fine Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines, 2002
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design, University of the Philippines, 1991
  • Units in Bachelor of Laws, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, 1995-1996
  • Units in Master of Management, Philippine Christian University, 1992
  • Comprehensive Music Program, University of the Philippines College of Music, 1984
  • Chemistry Scholar, 1st CHEMSTART under Fr. William Schmitt, Ateneo de Manila University, 1984

Professional Experience:
2010-Present Artist, farmer, writer
2004-2010 Artist, writer, independent curator
2001-2004 Assistant Professor I, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines
1996-2000 Lecturer, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines
1989-1995 Freelance Graphic and Industrial Designer

Solo Exhibitions:

  • “Chansons de mes deux ames” outdoor sound installation in Lac Geronde, Sierre, Switzerland, April 26-30, 2004, Programme Artistes en Residence, centre de reflexion sur l’image et ses contexts / ecole cantonale d’art du valais, March-April 2004
  • “Enfants du Raisin” computer print installation at the Ecole cantonale d’art du valais, Route dela Bonne-Eau, Sierre, Switzerland, April 28-30, 2004
  • “Santo to Signal” glass and digital print installation at the Electronics and Electrical Engineering Building, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, March 2002 (MFA Thesis Exhibition)

Publications (Selected):

  • Writer, “The Art of the Worker in Glass” introductory essay for Metamorphosis: Recent Works in Studio Glass, presented by Salcedo Private View and Spektacularis, with Foreword by Ramon E.S. Lerma, February 2017
  • Chapter Writer, “Tanaw: Seeing and Shaping the World in the Philippine Landscape” for a book published by the Central Bank of the Philippines, “Tanaw: Perspectives on the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Painting Collection” August 2005, edited by Ramon E.S. Lerma
  • Chapter Writer, “Diwa: A Filipino Aesthetic of Knowledge, Language, Body” for the book published by Cambridge Scholars Press, “PLACE: Local Knowledge and New Media Practice”, 2004
  • Chapter Writer, “No Carrier and Other Stories from Philippine BBS Culture” for the Read_Me 2004 Software Art and Cultures published by Read_Me, Digital Aesthetics Research Centre (Aarhus University), The Jutland Academy of Fine Arts, Runme.org and Dorkbot, August 2004


  • Yangon, Myanmar, organised by the Networking and Initiatives for Culture and the Arts, September-October 2004
  • Sierre, Switzerland, organised by the Centre for Reflection on the Image and Its Contexts, March-April 2004

Workshops and Conferences (Selected):

  • Workshop Participant/Discussant as member of The CopySouth Group, December 2-4, 2008, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
  • Speaker for the CopySouth Group Panel at the “Free Software, Free Society Conference on Freedom in Computing, Development and Culture”, December 2008, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
  • Speaker at the Mini-Summit on New Media Art Policy and Practice, organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation and the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies, July 24-26, 2008, Singapore
  • Moderator for the Working Group on Media, Education and Civil Society at the Mini-Summit on New Media Art Policy and Practice, organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation and the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies, July 24-26, 2008, Singapore
  • Speaker at the International Symposium, Multimedia Art Asia-Pacific Festival at the Queensland State Library in Brisbane, Australia, December 3, 2006
  • Invited Lecturer for “Hearing Helsinki” 4th Asia-Europe Art Camp sponsored by the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Media Lab at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, Finland, June 12-20, 2006
  • Invited Presenter for “Cultural Futures: Place, Ground and Practice in Asia Pacific New Media Arts” at the Cultural Futures International Conference in Hoani Waititi, Auckland, New Zealand, December 1-5, 2005
  • Keynote Speaker for the International Conference of the Exchange of the Cultural Creative Design of International Indigenous People at the Chung Yuan Christian University, December 16-17, 2005, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, ROC
  • Speaker at the Regeneration of Digital Art International Symposium on Digital Arts, National Chiao Tung University, December 15-16, 2004, Hsin Chu, Taiwan, ROC
  • Curator, “Katawan, Satti (Body, Force)” at the Art Gallery of the National Institute of Education in Singapore, organised by the Multimedia Arts Asia Pacific, October 2004
  • Speaker at the UNESCO-Sarai International Colloquium, Old Pathways/New Travellers: New Media, Electronic Music and Digital Art Practices in the Asia Pacific Region at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in Delhi, India, December 4-5, 2003
  • Exhibition Designer, “Yankee Doodles” for the Sangandaan 2003 Conference on the Centennil of Filipino-American Relations, at the Main Gallery of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, July 6-August 30, 2003
  • Resource Person, “Working with International Cultural Institutions: Policies, Strategies, Intentions and Constraints” and Panel Moderator, “Networking and Resource-Sharing in the Globalised Economies” organised by the International Forum on Inter-Media Arts, Yangon, Myanmar, June 2002.

Curriculum Vitae